Show Profiles

The Book & The Spade: Gordon Govier - Sunday @ 8AM

Unique news and interview program that reports on the latest discoveries and developments in Biblical Archaeology. The only new facts about the Bible and the Biblical world come from archaeology. Tune in for backgrounders on the Bible with Monona radio veteran Gordon Govier.

Jazz Brunch: Grandma Cyd- Sunday @ 10AM

Miles & Coltrane, Ella & Louis, Getz & Gilberto. They all go together like eggs & bacon, orange juice & champagne! Enjoy your Sunday brunch with a side of jazz. Each week, Grandma Cyd brings you two hours of timeless classics, new releases, deep cuts, and hard-to-find treasures you won't hear anywhere else. Make your requests at or by emailing

Classic Drive Swede Said: Kirk Swenson – Sunday @ 1PM (Monthly)

Like a great mixtape from your friend that you listen to again and again. The program includes a variety of genres with songs from 60 years of rock/soul/blues/indie/follk/punk/Americana music. Classic DRIVE SWEDE SAID is heard the third Sunday of each month at 1 pm. Episodes are rebroadcasts from the 350 DRIVE SWEDE SAID shows which aired on WVMO from September 1, 2015 to May 17, 2022.

Old Time Echoes: Calvin Woodring and Mike Tiboris  – Sunday @ 4PM 

Popular music from an earlier America – old-time, blues, jug band, early country, cajun – along with the modern musicians who keep these sounds alive. Mike and Calvin curate original recordings, with notes about the musicians in their times and places. Listen for an hour of rare finds, old-time revivals, and killer tunes you won’t hear anywhere else.

Instagram: @old_time_echoes

Great Songs, Great Singers & Big Bands (GS2BB): Rod Perry – Sunday @5PM

A one-hour weekly excursion into the music of the Big Band Era, mainly the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s.  These were the orchestras, bands and singers that played and sang the most popular tunes and songs of the day.  We will also present an occasional sampling of what is happening in the orchestra world today.  Join us for the nostalgia and the great music

Polka Time: DJ Shotski – Sunday @ 7PM

Polka Time is vintage polka for a modern audience where you can hear vinyl recordings from Wisconsin and the upper Midwest. The show airs Sunday and rebroadcasts every Saturday evening at 7PM.

Go Deep: Bruce Rave – Sunday @ 8PM

Up-tempo and melodic all new music show that scans the worldwide indie radar for the most important current tunes. Expect to hear new tunes from artists you know, and for you to also be turned on to some newbies.

Upbeat: BFB – Monday @ 5PM

A show with a spotlight on uptempo music from a limitless range of genres that span the decades, especially rock, soul, and blues, with every program featuring a new and unique theme. There's no better way to jump-start your work week! Tune it in, turn it up, get off your seat, and move your feet--to Upbeat!

The Roadhouse: Knut – Monday @ 6PM

The Roadhouse is an eclectic mix of dream-pop, indie rock and cult classics inspired by the ethereal vibe of Twin Peaks and other David Lynch soundtracks. Each week, host Knut takes you on a sonic journey of music that connects in both theme and mood.  Follow Knut on Instagram

Playhouse: Hanna K – Monday @ 8PM

Open the door to Playhouse for a live transmission of contemporary electronic, synth pop, jazz and more. Inspired by cartoon living rooms and neon nights, you can expect new and technicolor sounds to decorate your listening space each week.

The Good Kind: Marcus Johan -  Tuesday @ 6PM

This show is focused on playing vinyl recordings, exploring a variety of musical genres including, blues, rock, funk, jazz and more. "There are two kinds of music, the good and the bad. I play the good kind" - Louis Armstrong

Full Speed Low Power: Eric Sullivan -  Tuesday @ 10PM

Full Speed at Low Power explores the breaking strain of all 100 Watts of WVMO. Transmitting the heaviest rock and hardest metal the airwaves can bear.  There is only one speed on Tuesday nights, Full Speed Low Power on Instagram

Under The Covers:  Dave B. Fashion -  Tuesday @ 7PM

Everyone is welcome to settle in, get cozy and relax Under the Covers with Dave B. Fashion. Each week will feature an hour of music focused on cover songs. Themed shows will include programs dedicated to the music of specific artists or themes that just pop up into the full-of-fun mind of your glad-to-be-here host. Under The Covers on Instagram

Boogie Down: Taylor Cherry – Wednesday @ 6PM

Music that you can feel in your hips! A great eclectic mix of music that will make you wanna dance! This show will be dedicated to music that make listeners want to dance and/or sing along, focusing on base and drum-heavy tunes ranging from mainstream hits to obscure treasures. I will showcase upbeat music from a variety of genres, including hip-hop, punk, international music, pop, jazz, rock, and R&B, and I will steer towards music that is positive in its message and lyrics.

Savage Radio: Savage Scott – Wednesday @ 7PM

A one hour program that features music that stretches from The Beatles and James Brown to Big Audio Dynamite and Beck to all things beyond. While rock and roll, power pop and British Invasion music from the '60s through '90s remain the foundation, you can also expect detours into the serious funk, expressive jazz, hypnotic electronica, cosmic prog rock. It will be blissfully melodic and beautifully loud...please join in the fun!

This Week in Music History: Jeff Perry – Wednesday @ 8PM

A look at the week in music history... major releases, number one singles and albums, musical birthdays and more. Listen as host Jeff Perry recounts the week's musical milestones and the songs that go with them, concentrating on the 1940's to the 1990's

9.8.7 Countdown to Country: Jody McCann – Thursday @ 10AM

Explore some roots, “old time”, local and classic country music.

Nic At Night: Nic Alexander – Thursday @ 6PM

Featuring a wide variety of rock and soul from the 1950s through present day, the show is often presented thematically, with broadcasts showcasing everything from horns to handclaps.

Old Dog, New Music: Matt Eidson – Thursday @ 7PM

An indie, UK, 80's, 90's, punk, b-sides. It's music that you probably missed when it came out, but need to hear. Guided by Voices, The Long Winters, Pinback, Alt-J, Savages, Arcwelder, Mudhoney, Beach House, Metz & Michael Kiwanuka are just a few artists that you will hear on my show.

The Cheetah: C Sharp – Thursday @ 10PM

Like the name suggests its fast music with a whole lotta beats-per-minute. Featuring Punk Rock from the UK and beyond.

Donuts of Champions: Douglas Alan – Friday @ 9AM

Do you like breakfast pastries?  Do you need a soundtrack to reach for what seems impossible?  Tune in every Friday morning to hear “Donuts of Champions”.  Get your morning started off right and fill up on a dozen or so unexpected gems that will give you what you need to cross that line.  

The New Music Discovery Show: Fletcher Keyes – Friday & Saturday @ 1pm

Hear all of the new songs we've added to VMO playlists this week, and an album spotlight on several tracks from a new Americana album release.

Midnight Vinyl: Lefty Joe – Friday @ Midnight

Classic Cuts and forgotten 45's from the 1950's through the 1970's.

Listen to Midnight Vinyl "On Demand"

Back In The Day: Johnny Rasta (Shivers) – Saturday @ 10AM

A history of funky music takes listeners on a trip to discover and celebrate classic soul tunes. Each week, the former club DJ works on a different theme to both entertain and enlighten others to the stories behind this memorable music.

Vinyl/Not Vinyl: Kirk Swenson – Saturday @ 2PM

An eclectic hour that can swing from Tammy Wynette to Wristwatch at a moment’s notice. Expect a healthly dose of Americana from heavyweights such as Uncle Tupelo, Alejandro Escovedo and Old 97’s. There will be songs from the British Invasion and indie rock icons. New releases and under the radar gems help to balance the known artists from the unknown artists. But let’s not leave out the blues, soul, punk and folk songs that creep into the playlists. Additionally, local music from the 1970s to now showcases what our Wisconsin musicians have entertained us with for decades. Have I forgot anything?

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Cool Reggae Beats: F.R.P. – Saturday @ 4PM

A Jamaican music lovers one-hour program, focusing on the classics, rarities and the very latest releases from around the world. On any given Sattaday, one can expect to hear some 'Blue Beat' (Jamaican R&B) from the late 50's, Ska from the early 60's, Rocksteady from the late 60's and Reggae from the late 60's to yesterday's releases!

Remembering Radio: Paul Cargill – Saturday @ 5PM

The show that takes a listen to some of the great radio broadcasts of the past.

Years before television broadcast its first primitive black and white picture, radio had been broadcasting in living color, provided by the pictures in the listener’s mind. Return to those thrilling days of yesteryear, with American pop culture of a bygone era.

The Weekend Concert: Pat O'Neill – Saturday @ 8PM

Pat O’Neill blends rock, pop and soul, all “live,” from Joe Cocker at Woodstock to Adele at the Royal Albert Hall. The best concert you never attended! Saturdays 8-9PM

The VMO Show: Various Hosts – Weekdays @ Noon & 3PM

Hyper local radio featuring interviews, events and great music!